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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares for climate change and melting ice in the Arctic, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday.



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2014-10-21 18:41:49
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014      Leave a Comment
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will have trouble ensuring marine safety in the Arctic as climate change melts the sea ice and shipping increases, Parliament's environmental watchdog said on Tuesday.
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2014-10-07 10:35:39
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
REYKJAVIK, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson expressed his hope to strengthen bilateral cooperation on economy, trade, culture, Arctic affairs and renewable energy between Iceland and China Tuesday at new Chinese ambassador's credential presentation ceremony.
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2014-09-30 18:53:52
Monday, September 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A massive oil and gas find in the Russian Arctic is the final nail in the coffin for “peak oil” scaremongering, at least for a generation. In a joint venture with Exxon Mobil Corp., Russia's OAO Rosneft estimated that a newly-drilled oilfield 250 miles north of Siberia ...
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2014-09-29 08:32:19
Sunday, September 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
The UK can expect to see increasingly extreme weather as climate change pushes temperatures up in the Arctic at twice the global average, according to new research.






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2014-09-21 18:01:00
Friday, September 19th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Seattle-based Foss and its Hawaiian subsidiary, Young Brothers Ltd., are partnering with hydrogen researchers at Sandia National Laboratory. They are building a portable, self-contained hydrogen fuel cell for six months of testing at the Port of Honolulu ...
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2014-09-19 08:49:29
Friday, August 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The energy giant filed a revised plan with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for Arctic drilling but said that it is still unsure if it will actually drill in the Chukchi Sea off the Alaskan coast. ...
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2014-08-29 17:58:00
Friday, August 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A),submitted a revised Artic offshore drilling plan to the federal regulator, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, with the intention of resuming oil exploration activities in ...
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2014-08-29 11:30:02
Thursday, August 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Royal Dutch Shell’s ( RDS.A , RDS.B ) campaign to resume Arctic drilling in 2015 takes a major step forward , as it gives federal regulators a broad drilling blueprint that lays out plans for boring new exploratory oil wells in the Chukchi Sea. The exploration plan filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Anchorage keeps the door open for Shell to resume its Arctic drilling campaign
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2014-08-28 14:26:13
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
David Gilbert, DOE/Joint Genome Institute One aspect of the climate change models researchers have been developing looks at how plant ranges might shift, and how factors such as temperature, water availability, and light levels might come into play. Forests creeping steadily north and becoming established in the thawing Arctic is just one of the predicted effects of rising global temperatures
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2014-08-26 09:23:28
Sunday, August 24th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Drawing from the Department of Defense's successful deployment of small, renewable energy-based systems to support forward-stationed troops, the lab is developing design specifications for a modular renewable energy system that aims to produce much ...
USAAnchorage Daily News via Google News
2014-08-24 20:00:02
Sunday, August 24th, 2014      Leave a Comment
One aspect of the climate change models researchers have been developing looks at how plant ranges might shift, and how factors such as temperature, water availability, and light levels might come into play. Forests creeping steadily north and becoming established in the thawing Arctic is just one of the predicted effects of rising global temperatures
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2014-08-24 12:16:31
Friday, August 22nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON – The decision to install a 3 MW wind turbine at Glencore's Raglan mine came after nearly five years of careful investigation, assessment, and analysis, says Jean-Francois Verret, director of strategy, projects, and public affairs. Because of the Arctic conditions at the mining ... the wind turbine can increase up to 35% to 55%
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2014-08-22 16:31:35
Monday, July 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
A polar bear is shown in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska in this undated photo. Global warming is putting the animals at risk by reducing the summer sea ice they need.
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2014-07-21 16:26:09
Friday, May 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Coast Guard on Friday evening towed away a Greenpeace ship that tried to block Statoil's rig from drilling the world's most northerly oil well in the Barents Sea, the environment group said.
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2014-05-30 18:02:51